Portugal Tourism, in association with the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, has announced the launch of the Tourism International Academy. An ambitious tourism training project aimed at developing human capital in the sector in a sustainable and comprehensive manner, it will be based in Estoril.
Qatar Airways’ first ever passenger flight to Portugal landed at Lisbon Airport earlier, as the airline adds to its rapidly expanding European network. Operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, flight QR343 was greeted with a water cannon salute on arrival.
The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony on the breath-taking Atlantic island to find out who among them would be crowned best of the best. Winners at the red-carpet reception included the enchanting city of St. Petersburg, Russia, voted Europe’s Leading City Destination.
Madeira is making final preparations as it steps up to host the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony on June 8th. Leading travel industry figureheads from across the continent are attending what will mark the inaugural World Travel Awards ceremony in the breath-taking island destination.
Hyatt Hotels has entered into a franchise and related agreements with Realtejo - Hotelaria e Turismo to develop the first Hyatt branded hotel in Portugal: Hyatt Regency Lisbon.
Taking the title of World’s Leading City Hotel earlier this month at the World Travel Awards Grand Final, Corinthia Hotel, Lisbon, is one of the jewels in the Portuguese capital’s tourism crown. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in for the night to find out more
Luis Arnaut, vice president of Turismo de Lisboa, and Miguel Gaspar, deputy mayor of Lisbon, speak to Breaking Travel News as the Portuguese capital is honoured with the title of World’s Leading City Break Destination at the World Travel Awards Grand Final.
As Passadiços do Paiva (Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark) in Portugal claims the title of World’s Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction at the World Travel Awards, Margarida Maria de Sousa Correia Belém, mayor of the Arouca Municipality, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the honour.
The elite of the travel industry gathered for the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018 at the historic Pátio da Galé to find out who among them had been crowned the finest in the world.
Portugal has seen a large rise in tourism numbers over the last five years. It has long summers, plenty of historical sites and is one of the cheapest countries in Europe. Here we find out more